Ok, so I’m now within spitting distance of the end of my novel almost 40,000 words and now I get to finally write the conclusion that I have spent so long building to. Is this book my masterpiece? No..No it isn’t. But…I love this book not because it is some Great work of literary fiction but because I needed to write it. I needed it to get out all of my thoughts and feelings about my past, my ex boyfriends and myself. Yet… I have written a book in which I die and the guys of my past live happily … Continue reading Getting to the End
I wrote a poem/ song. I was inspired by a conversation with a friend the other night and this was the result. Check it out Continue reading New Poem
She asked me “do you believe in God?” My mind sprung back to this moment… God..isn’t he a miracle in himself.. When all hope is lost.. Like a ray of light ..suddenly emerges this embellished diamond from the depths of hell.. Only to wipe away our deepest fears And to bring smile and light..on that face… There is no such a question raised.. He is the epitome of love and kindness. All tied by a bow of sacrifice.. He returns hope. Continue reading Do you believe in God?
As I lie down on the grass..I go back to him..his thoughts..his face..his lips..his hands..his eyes…his.. All I can think of is him..even in this state of utter denial..I can’t stop..I have no choice But to glance back.. To hope … Continue reading Him
Do you have a poem in your pocket? We’ve put together a packet of some of our favorites, which we’re sharing throughout the school today. Continue reading Poem in Your Pocket Day
Thursday, April 18 is Poem in Your Pocket Day! Share your favorite poem down in the comments if you’d like us to add it to the packet we’ll be sharing from throughout the day. Yesterday we shared some original poems and talked a bit about our relationship to poetry. We’d had a great time creating found poems last week but struggled when it came to putting together a satisfying poem using our own words. While all art is subjective, poetry doesn’t have as many concrete rules as fiction does. It’s harder to gauge a poem’s quality—even its doneness is a … Continue reading Minutes from April 15, 2019 Meeting
When the group met this week we shared some favorite poems and what about them appeals to us: Robert Frost’s The Road Not Taken for its myriad interpretations; Dorothy Parker’s Men and One Perfect Rose for their relatably cynical humor; Lewis Carroll’s Jabberwocky for … Continue reading Minutes from April 8, 2019 Meeting